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Forthcoming South East Asian Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Laos

    Perspective for Today's World

    By Stephanie Phetsamay Stobbe

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Using the case study of Laos, a small landlocked country in Southeast Asia that has seen some of the world’s most brutal forms of poverty and violence, this book examines the power of traditional and indigenous conflict resolution systems as a tool for social justice. It explores how the conflict...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Asian Migrations

    Social and Geographical Mobilities in Southeast, East, and Northeast Asia

    By Tony Fielding

    This textbook describes and explains the complex reality of contemporary internal and international migrations in East Asia. Taking an interdisciplinary approach; Tony Fielding combines theoretical debate and detailed empirical analysis to provide students with an understanding of the causes and...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Asia Struggles with Democracy

    Evidence from Indonesia, Korea and Thailand

    By Giovanna Maria Dora Dore

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Since 1974, when the current wave of democratisation began, the movement towards democracy in Asia has remained limited. Many countries in Asia, in fact, are not making a decisive move towards democracy, and find themselves struggling with the challenges of democratic consolidation and governance....

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia

    Palm Oil and Patronage

    By Helena Varkkey

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    Despite the efforts of Southeast Asian governments and of ASEAN, transboundary haze continues to be a major environmental problem in Southeast Asia. This book demonstrates that the issue is complex, and explains why efforts to solve the problem in purely political terms are ineffective, and likely...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. China-Malaysia Relations and Foreign Policy

    By Razak Abdullah

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    When Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, paid an official visit to China in May 1974, it secured Malaysia a place in the annals of regional diplomatic history as the first ASEAN country to establish full diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. This book analyses the...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Challenging Southeast Asian Development

    The shadows of success

    By Jonathan Rigg

    Over the course of the last half century, the growth economies of Southeast Asia – Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – have transformed themselves into middle income countries. This book looks at how the very success of these economies has bred new challenges,...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Public Management and Governance in Malaysia

    Trends and Transformations

    Edited by Noore Alam Siddiquee

    Series: Routledge/City University of Hong Kong Southeast Asia Series

    The past two and a half decades have seen major transformations in public sector management and governance across the globe. This book examines the ways public sector management and governance in Malaysia has changed and is changing under contemporary reform models. Chapters are written by...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Cambodia and the Politics of Aesthetics

    By Alvin Cheng-Hin Lim

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Illuminating developments in contemporary Cambodia with political and aesthetic theory, this book analyses the country’s violent transition from socialism to capitalism through an innovative method that combines the aesthetic approach and critical theory. To understand the particularities of the...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Party Politics in Southeast Asia

    Clientelism and Electoral Competition in Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines

    Edited by Dirk Tomsa, Andreas Ufen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Contributing to the growing discourse on political parties in Asia, this book looks at parties in Southeast Asia’s most competitive electoral democracies of Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. It highlights the diverse dynamics of party politics in the region and provides new insights into...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Peopling of East Asia

    Putting Together Archaeology, Linguistics and Genetics

    Edited by Roger Blench, Laurent Sagart

    One of the most dynamic research areas in the prehistory of East Asian regions is the synthesis of the findings of archaeology, linguistics and genetics. Several countries have only recently opened to field research and highly active local groups have made possible a raft of collaborative studies&...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge